17+ Byron Nelson Quotes On Education, Sports And Service
Every great player has learned the two Cs: how to concentrate and how to maintain composure. — Byron Nelson
One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing. — Byron Nelson
Out-of-control emotions can make smart people stupid. — Byron Nelson
The only thing you should force in a golf swing is the club back in the bag. — Byron Nelson
The first step in building a solid, dependable attitude is to be realistic, not only about your inherent capabilities, but also about how well you are playing to those capabilities on any given day. — Byron Nelson
To control your nerves, you must have a positive thought in your mind. — Byron Nelson
I played the British Open in 1937. It took a week to get there and a week to get home. I was the low American; finished fourth or fifth. And what it came down to was, I lost a good part of my summer, won $185, and spent $1,000 on boat fare alone. — Byron Nelson
No golfer ever gets so consistently good that he can't use some constructive advice. No matter how many trophies he may win, he can't analyze and remedy his own faults. — Byron Nelson
Golf is a percentage game, and I play the percentages. — Byron Nelson
The only shots you can be sure of are those you've had already. — Byron Nelson
Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'. Those two men, they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant; it was like they were smiling all over. — Byron Nelson
Winners are different. They're a different breed of cat. — Byron Nelson
Sam Snead did to the tee-shot what Roger Bannister did to the four-minute mile. — Byron Nelson
My God, he looks like he's beating a chicken. — Byron Nelson
Golf is a lot like life. When you make a decision, stick with it. — Byron Nelson
In my day we simply didn't believe that it was possible to play as well as these young fellows do. We thought that strength denied touch and that you could not consistently hit the ball both long and straight. It's been proven that you can. — Byron Nelson
Putting affects the nerves more than anything. I would actually get nauseated over three-footers. — Byron Nelson
Life Lessons by Byron Nelson
- Byron Nelson's work as an athlete teaches us to stay humble and focused on our goals, no matter how successful we become.
- His dedication and perseverance to practice and perfect his craft is a great example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success.
- His ability to stay positive and motivated in the face of adversity is a lesson we can all learn from.
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